Shelby County money for MATA now in city of Memphis’ hands

By , Daily Memphian Published: July 04, 2019 4:00 AM CT

Shelby County government has $2.5 million waiting for MATA, but only if two county commissioners are given voting seats on the MATA board. One city councilman said what county government is asking for is “unprecedented.”

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Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore covers education, South Memphis and Whitehaven. A native of South Memphis, Linda has covered news in Memphis and Shelby County for more than 20 years and was formerly a reporter with The Commercial Appeal.


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